Antimicrobials are chemotherapeutic agents that are effective in treating microbial infections. Antibiotics are antimicrobial chemicals naturally produced by particular microorganisms.
■ How is the microbe that makes penicillin different from the one that makes streptomycin?
■ Define and contrast the terms chemotherapeutic agent antimicrobial, and antibiotic.
■ How might Streptomycesgriseus cells protect themselv from the effects of streptomycin?
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